Newly-arrived large grab should accelerate Baltimore Channel clearance

A 1,000-tonne hydraulic grab has arrived at the Baltimore Key Bridge to help in the extraction of the tangled debris that is currently embedded in the mud on the channel bottom. The Unified Command is targeting a full restoration of waterway access to and from Baltimore Port by the end of May....

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/newly-arrived-large-grab-should-accelerate-baltimore-channel-clearance/

Dispatcher claims there were a pair of near-misses in Mississippi River last month

A posting on LinkedIn has referred to a series of near-miss incidents on the lower Mississippi River near New Orleans late last month. Tugs were able to intervene to prevent an impact, but the US Coast Guard confirmed to the newspaper The Advocate in New Orleans that it was reviewing the...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/dispatcher-claims-there-were-a-pair-of-near-misses-in-mississippi-river-last-month/

More heavy lifting at Baltimore Port includes hazchem containers

A specialist group of workers is now removing from container ship Dali some shipping containers with goods inside that are defined as hazardous materials. The Dali was carrying nearly 4,700 containers when it struck Baltimore’s Key Bridge, causing it to collapse. Many containers need to be removed...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/more-heavy-lifting-at-baltimore-port-includes-hazchem-containers/

Salvage crews continue work on the Dali and collapsed bridge

  Salvage crews of the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District have been continuing their slow and steady work in disentangling, cutting, lifting and then removing large pieces of steel from the site of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore. The Unified Command has been...

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/salvage-crews-continue-work-on-the-dali-and-collapsed-bridge/

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